Carolina Hurricanes vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 10/20/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
The Edmonton Oilers are hosting the Carolina Hurricanes at Rogers Place on Thursday.
The Carolina Hurricanes were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-1 victory over the Kraken in their previous game. Carolina accounted for 10 penalty minutes for this matchup. The Hurricanes had a impressive offensive output in the victory. They also had 5 chances with the advantage and were able to net 2 goals. In the matchup, they tallied a score on 5 of the 34 shots they tried.
In reference to their scoring capabilities, the Carolina Hurricanes have racked up 11 goals (17th in pro hockey) so far this season and have conceded 3. For the year, they have accumulated 6 points and their points percentage is sitting at 1.000. Carolina steps onto the ice with 10 power play chances and they have scored 2 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.00%. At even strength, the Hurricanes have allowed the opponent to score 2 goals while having 9 themselves. Carolina has taken 112 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.8%. The Hurricanes so far have had 74 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .959. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have 12 power play tries (17th in the league) and have scored 1 goal in those chances.
The player between the pipes for this game is Frederik Andersen. Opponents have been able to score 1,110 goals versus Andersen in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.58. Andersen has played in 447 contests over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage sits at .916 for his 25,789 mins on the ice. He has amassed an overall record of 263-114-51 and was named the starter in 434 games. For his career, Andersen has earned 249 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .574. Andersen has had 13,257 shot attempts taken against him and has amassed 12,147 total saves.
In their last contest, Edmonton went up against the Sabres in a game where the Oilers went home in defeat by a mark of 4-2. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal. The Oilers scored 2 goals out of the 48 shots on goal they took.
During this campaign, the Edmonton Oilers have earned a total of 10 goals, 2 points, as well as a points percentage of .333. They have allowed 11 goals to be scored by of a combination of 8 goals at even strength and 3 goals while they were shorthanded. The Oilers have accumulated 6 goals at even strength and 4 goals (10th in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have a tally of 11 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 36.36%. Edmonton has put up 102 shots (21st in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.80%, while allowing the other team 102 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 81.25% on their oppositions 16 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 89.2%.
Across the ice you will find Jack Campbell in goal. He has accounted for 3,538 saves out of the 3,865 shots taken against him, which gives him a percentage of .915. Campbell has compiled a career mark of 72-40-14 and has played in 137 contests. He has been a starter 127 contests and has accumulated 7,656 minutes. Campbell's quality start rate comes in at 55.9% and he has accumulated 71 quality starting assignments in his career. Opponents are averaging 2.56 goals per contest and he has relinquished 327 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Carolina
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